22nd January

OTD #Duns John Anderson and Janet Watson were irregular marriage, however 'it being represent'd that said Janet Watson was married before and that her husband went abroad some some years ago and also [?] talked to one Charles Atchison who is newly come from abroad asserts that the said Janets husband was alive when he... Continue Reading →

7th January

OTD 1728 #Duns Margaret Carswell irregularly and bigamously married to Thomas Brown a Dragoon, was rebuked as an adulteress. She did not know he had wife, he had declared to Presbytery 'he had never been married to any other woman but to Margaret Carswell' #scottishkirk

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